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U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls

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Latest Release
Aug 05, 2016
Actual
255K
Forecast
180K
Previous
292K
Nonfarm Payrolls measures the change in the number of people employed during the previous month, excluding the farming industry. Job creation is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of economic activity.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Sep 02, 2016 (Aug) 08:30   180K 255K
Aug 05, 2016 (Jul) 08:30 255K 180K 292K
Jul 08, 2016 (Jun) 08:30 287K 175K 11K
Jun 03, 2016 (May) 08:30 38K 164K 123K
May 06, 2016 (Apr) 08:30 160K 202K 208K
Apr 01, 2016 (Mar) 08:30 215K 205K 245K

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Gold falls to 2-month lows as markets await U.S. jobs data By Investing.com - 46 minutes ago

Investing.com - Gold prices struggled near a two-month low during European hours on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to upcoming U.S. data to gauge if the world's largest economy is strong enough ...

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Dollar remains firm as U.S. jobs data awaited   By Investing.com - 23 hours ago

Investing.com – The dollar held onto most of its gains Tuesday on bets of a U.S. rate hike.The dollar index was up 0.19% at 03:15 ET. It was up 0.45% at 102.38 yen despite positive Japanese ...

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Rate Hike Fever Continues To Grip Markets By Stephen Innes - 1 hour ago

US rate hike fever continues dominating the Foreign Exchange landscape. The US dollar continues to trade favorably despite the next major catalyst, Fridays Jobs Report. The market continues buying ...

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All Comments (131)
Rich Headrick
Rich Headrick Aug 05, 2016 2:03PM GMT
You cannot count pokemon ball chasing as a god ********job.
Hari Hari
Hari Hari Jul 08, 2016 12:24PM GMT
How will the variation in USD help Crude oil to wither go high or low.i mean, how is Crude Oil and Dollar dependent..?
thameera wijesooriya
thameera wijesooriya Jul 08, 2016 11:53AM GMT
i think USD will be down
ibrahim sheriff
ibrahim sheriff Jul 08, 2016 7:57AM GMT
whats happening to USD ,ITS GOING TO SURVIVE YEN
Russell Calkins
Russell Calkins Jun 03, 2016 5:38PM GMT
US Labor P. Rate is what people should pay attention to.
paturi naveen
paturi naveen Jun 03, 2016 1:36PM GMT
this is the lowest nfp,fed rate is out of question
james hirst
james hirst May 26, 2016 1:25PM GMT
Hi guys, I was wondering if someone could help me out..I am interested in determining the direction (greater than or less than expected) of the NFP, not 'predicting' a specific number...How useful is the ADP at predicting the NFP?..What other economic indicators should I look out for?..someone told me to look at the US 10 Year yield curve, how is this of use?...Thanks
collen legodi
collen legodi May 06, 2016 1:17PM GMT
.160K yet every currency against dollar went opposite..i .
Irfan Irfii
Irfan Irfii May 06, 2016 4:11AM GMT
what about for today EUROUSD will go up or down ??
Daniel Rodin
Daniel Rodin Feb 05, 2016 12:42PM GMT
Red or Green?
charles traubert
charles traubert Feb 05, 2016 1:18PM GMT
purple
Nigolai Bett Vio
Nigolai Bett Vio Jul 08, 2016 1:17PM GMT
Purple? I mean not to be unpolite but purple means you
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